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The dict-ified word of the day is comely

| source : web1913 | Comely \Come"ly\ (k[u^]m"l[y^]), a. [Compar. {Comelier}; superl. {Comeliest}.] [OE. comeliche, AS. cyml[=i]c; cyme suitable (fr. cuman to come, become) + l[=i]c like.] 1. Pleasing or agreeable to the sight; well-proportioned; good-looking; handsome. He that is comely when old and decrepit, surely was very beautiful when he was young. --South. Not once perceive their foul disfigurement But boast themselves more comely than before. --Milton. 2. Suitable or becoming; proper; agreeable. This is a happier and more comely time Than when these fellows ran about the streets, Crying confusion. --Shak. It is good to sing praises unto our God; for it is pleasant; and praise is comely. --Ps. cxlvii. 1. | source : web1913 | Comely \Come"ly\, adv. In a becoming manner. --Ascham. | source : wn | comely adj 1: according with custom or propriety; "her becoming modesty"; "comely behavior"; "it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money"; "a decent burial"; "seemly behavior" [syn: {becoming}, {comme il faut}, {decent}, {decorous}, {seemly}] 2: very pleasing to the eye; "my bonny lass"; "there's a bonny bay beyond"; "a comely face"; "young fair maidens" [syn: {bonny}, {bonnie}, {fair}]

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